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Pulse fired up to kick on

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:34 pm | Central Pulse

More of the same is the focus for Central Pulse ahead of their ANZ Championship netball clash with Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic in Tauranga on Monday. More >>

Inaugural Matariki Awards Showcase Māori Success

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:22 pm | Matariki Awards

Māori Television and Te Puni Kōkiri are delighted to present the inaugural Matariki Awards, an annual event to celebrate and honour extraordinary Māori talent and achievement across a broad range of fields and industries. More >>

Police Involved in Repatriation of Maori and Moriori Remains

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3:58 pm | New Zealand Police

On Friday 27 May, New Zealand Police staff will assist Te Papa with the repatriation of Maori ancestral remains which were traded, collected or taken over 100 years ago. More >>

World record attempt for Sir Ed’s charity

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 12:53 pm | Himalayan Trust

On the anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, two runners are taking on extreme challenges in Nepal to raise funds for the Himalayan Trust’s earthquake rebuild work. More >>

Silver Ferns International Season tickets on sale tomorrow

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 12:22 pm | Silver Ferns

International Netball will return to New Zealand in August and September when the Silver Ferns host the first leg of the Netball Quad Series and the New World Netball Series for the Taini Jamison Trophy. Tickets for the Netball Quad Series and New ... More >>

Pacific Dance Festival 2016

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 12:00 pm | Elephant Publicity

A new festival brings Pacific contemporary dance to the floor at Mangere Arts Centre ( June 13 – June 18 ) bringing to fruition an idea years in development by Pacific Dance New Zealand . More >>

NZSO performs popular work

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 11:17 am | NZSO

Peruvian conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya is back in New Zealand to lead the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for a fourth time. More >>

Conference to Shine Light of Hope on Suicide

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 11:13 am | Te Runanga o Ngati Pikiao Trust

Hundreds of indigenous leaders from around the world working to tackle suicide will gather in Rotorua next Wednesday (June 1). More >>

Film helps to break down stigma around gambling

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 11:08 am | Problem Gambling Foundation

‘Gambling harm can happen to anyone’ is just one of the messages the Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) hopes people will take away from the New Zealand premiere of Broke the movie. More >>

New Zealand Festival continues to deliver dividends

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:52 am | New Zealand Festival

Economic analysts BERL estimate the New Zealand Festival generated an economic impact in excess of $100 million for the capital in early 2016. More >>

Making bins, bollards and benches from used plastic bags

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:43 am | The Packaging Forum

The Packaging Forum reports that shoppers in Auckland and the Waikato have dropped off over twenty- five tonnes of soft plastic packaging at 70 New World, PAK’nSAVE, The Warehouse and selected Countdown stores in Auckland and 23 locations in Hamilton ... More >>

Duncan Determined To Rise Again

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:40 am | Bikesport NZ

MAY 26, 2016: Otago sports woman Courtney Duncan is learning to take the good with the bad. More >>

Rare gathering of motorsport Kiwiana

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:38 am | CRC Speedshow

This country’s most notable historic and heroic cars and motorbikes are gathering for one-off display dubbed “ HRC Memory Lane ” at this year’s CRC Speedshow being held at the Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds on 17th and 18th of July.. More >>

Youth photo exhibition shows Raglan creativity

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:34 am | Waikato District Council

A photographic exhibition currently displayed at Raglan Library is giving renowned photographer Mark Hamilton and the Rangatahi (youth) from around Raglan an opportunity to bring their work in front of their local community. More >>

Engrossing homage to epic expedition – ‘Everest Untold'

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:32 am | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Part climbing experience, part history lesson and part personal revelation, Everest Untold gives “…the untold story all New Zealanders should know” about the 1953 Everest expedition in which Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit ... More >>

Musicians Tune Up for National Chamber Music Contest

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:10 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

More than 130 young musicians from the Wellington region are tuning up to compete in the annual New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest. More >>

Four Art Students Awarded $2,500

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 9:34 am | NZ Art Show

Four fine art students have been selected to receive $2,500 each in this year’s RT Nelson Emerging Artist Awards. The awards are open to students studying towards a visual arts degree or diploma at an established New Zealand art school. The four ... More >>

Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 9:22 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

A partnership with the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame, Volume is the first major exhibition to tell the story of popular music in Aotearoa. More >>

New Exhibition: He Tangata, He Tangata

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 5:32 pm | Geoff Wilson Gallery

Gallery open days: Wednesday 10am – 6pm, Thursday and Friday 10am – 4pm. The gallery is also open by prior appointment and will be open on some Saturdays during the exhibition with artists live in the gallery. Please contact the gallery or check ... More >>

NZ Composer Sessions

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:37 pm | SOUNZ

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO), RNZ Concert and SOUNZ are re-launching the NZSO-RNZ Concert-SOUNZ Recordings as NZ Composer Sessions this year. More >>

COVI Supershow announces 2017 show dates

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:51 pm | Covi SuperShow

New Zealand’s largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo, the Covi NZMCA Insurance Motorhome, Caravan & Outdoor SuperShow, will be even bigger next year with more marquee space and more travel and destination information. More >>

Judging of the ADNZ | Resene Architectural Design Awards

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:33 pm | Architectural Designers New Zealand

The best architectural designs in the country – across residential and commercial sectors – were under scrutiny last week, with standout entries showing creative and thoughtful use of space. More >>

Youth Development Organisations find their MOJO

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 1:49 pm | Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi, peak body for youth development, in partnership with the New Zealand Youth Mentoring Network, The Collaborative Trust for Research and Training in Youth Health and Development, and the Society for Youth Health Professionals of Aotearoa ... More >>

Triathlon Team named to Rio Olympic Games

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12:25 pm | Triathlon New Zealand

The New Zealand Olympic Committee today announced a four-strong New Zealand team to race in the triathlon at the Rio Olympic Games, with Nicky Samuels (Wanaka), Tony Dodds (Wanaka) and Ryan Sissons (Auckland) joining the previously confirmed Andrea ... More >>

Hip Op-eration Dance Goes Global

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12:11 pm | The Hip Op-eration Crew

Hip Op-eration Dance Goes Global 24th May 2016 People in every country in the world can now become part of the Hip Op-eration dance phenomena. The Hip Op-eration Crew, a hip hop dance group of senior citizens aged 71 to 96 years old, rose to fame following ... More >>

Digital trends in insurance fraud

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12:10 pm | IAG New Zealand

As technology develops and changes, it is changing the way crime is committed – including insurance fraud. IAG New Zealand’s Fraud Intelligence Team has been monitoring these developments and changing the way it investigates fraud to keep ahead of these ... More >>

New Zealand’s favourite morning spread revealed

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12:06 pm | Canstar Blue

Jam-lovers across New Zealand have had their say on the nation’s favourite morning spread, with a local brand from the South Island ranked number one. More >>

Photojournalists to join Getty Images CEO at Cannes Lions

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:40 am | Getty Images

Award-winning photojournalists Lynsey Addario and Brent Stirton to join Getty Images CEO Dawn Airey on stage at Cannes Lions 2016 More >>

Book launch - Dangerous ideas in planning

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:33 am | University of Auckland

A planner regarded as ahead of his time, and who was instrumental in the creation of New Zealand’s Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA), will be celebrated next month with the launch of a new book in his honour. Dangerous Ideas in Planning: Essays ... More >>


Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:15 am | Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

PUBLIC DOMAIN Art Fair ’16 is a project initiated by Sarah Mohawk and developed in conjunction with DEMO co-director Hikalu Clarke. PDAF16 invited recent and current artist-run spaces from Auckland and Hamilton to put forward 1-3 representatives to ... More >>

Kiwi drifting duo go global

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:01 am | Team DMNZ

New Zealand’s sole professional drifting couple, Drew Donovan and Jodie Verhulst, are set to compete in Japan later this year as they grow their Kiwi drift team to compete in a multitude of international events. More >>

Up-and-coming electro duo unveil new EP

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:54 am | NicNak Media

Emerging from the shadows of Wellington’s dark and dreamy electro-pop scene is Blackveil with their EP, DREAMS - set for release on May 25. The foundations of the five-track release are set in pop, but the two-piece draws on an eclectic array of ... More >>

Degnz Announces Women Filmmaker Incubator

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:34 am | Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand

The Directors & Editors Guild of New Zealand (DEGNZ) is delighted to announce its year-long Women Filmmaker Incubator with financial assistance from the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC). More >>

BOP Film host 48 hour filmmaking challenge

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:26 am | BOP Film

BOP Film are planning a 48 Hour Practice Film Festival challenge for the weekend of the 11th/12th June 2016. Groups will be encouraged to create short films, which will then be submitted to the Envirohub Sustainable Film Challenge. More >>

Child Pornograpy Mum’s Sentence Slammed

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:13 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“Krystal Harvey’s weak sentence just endorses how out of touch New Zealand’s Justice System really is but is symbolic of New Zealand’s horrific level of child abuse”. Guthrie. Auckland mother Krystal Harvey who sold footage of herself performing ... More >>

Central Pulse Media Opportunity

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:11 am | Central Pulse

Central Pulse Media Opportunity Thursday, May 26 ASB Sports Centre Kilbirnie The Central Pulse will be training at ASB Sports Centre on Thursday from 10.00am – 12.30pm and will be available to talk to the media afterwards at the venue or by ... More >>

NZDF Orion Completes Third Successful Rescue In Ten Days

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 4:55 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion surveillance aircraft today completed its third successful search in 10 days after finding a yacht headed for Fiji which was overdue by almost two weeks. More >>

Harrington’s top 3 finalist for AIBA 2016

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 4:43 pm | Harrington's Breweries

Buoyed by the success of some new range additions and the revised recipes of a few range favourites has resulted in a great result for Harrington’s Breweries finishing as a top 3 finalist in the Champion Small International Brewery category. "It’s ... More >>

New Zealand Fashion Week Announces an Exciting New 2016 Show

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 3:44 pm | New Zealand Fashion Week Ltd

New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) is excited to announce a new show on the schedule this year, set to showcase the next generation of talented fashion designers. More >>

Tauranga Te Rongoa Trip gets the dig on development site

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 3:43 pm | Department Of Corrections

Nine offenders serving sentences of Community Work in Tauranga had a unique experience recently when they had an opportunity to check out a local archaeological dig site. More >>

Bailey Roiall, aka Bam Bam, Recovers From On Stage Accident

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 3:41 pm | Ding Dong Lounge

Bailey Roiall aka Bam Bam of Auckland band Helgorithms, broke his leg in two separate places while performing on stage at Ding Dong Lounge in Auckland on Friday night. The unfortunate incident was captured on camera by photographer Aaron Leece. More >>

Wine pro’s taste buds insured for $1m

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 3:41 pm | WineFriend

How much do you think your taste buds are worth? For Yvonne Lorkin, they’re a sweet $1 million. More >>

NZ comedian, Te Radar, to host gala dinner

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand award-winning comedian and TV personality, Te Radar, has been confirmed as MC for the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower gala dinner at Mills Reef Winery on Wednesday 22 June. More >>

Heidi North-Bailey joins 2016 Shanghai Writing Program

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 12:47 pm | Michael King Writers'Centre

Heidi North-Bailey has been selected as the second New Zealand writer to join the Shanghai Writers’ Association’s International Writing Program. Heidi is an Auckland based poet, short story and creative non-fiction writer. More >>

Young Farmers walking to Everest Base Camp for charity

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 12:45 pm | Young Farmers

A group of New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) is planning an expedition to Everest Base Camp to raise money for Nepalese agricultural charities. More >>

Calling For Entries 25th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2016

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 11:39 am | Wallace Arts Trust

The Wallace Arts Trust are calling for entries to the 25th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2016 , with prizes amounting to over $210,000 in value, including international art residencies, monetary prizes and stipends. More >>

Leading researcher appointed Senior Māori Historian

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 11:37 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Leading Māori researcher Dr Monty Soutar has been appointed to the position of Senior Māori Historian at Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage. More >>

He Kāinga Tō Te Reo Māori Ki Atamira Kē

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:53 am | Elephant Publicity

He tuatahitanga te whakaaturanga o te whakaari taumata rau a " Purapurawhetū " ki te reo Māori. Ka whakaaturia tēnei whakaari ki te whare tapere o Te Pou hei te 6-9 o Hōngongoi , ka whakaaturia anō ki te whare tapere o The Herald hei te 13-16 ... More >>

Sculptures set to “blow community away”

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:18 am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Buller district residents and visitors can expect to see an exciting series of sculptures pop-up in locations across the region in the coming months. More >>

Kiwi Drama ‘Filthy Rich’ Sold to Streaming Giant Hulu

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:14 am | 818 Entertainment

The addictive hit Kiwi television series Filthy Rich will soon be available to over 12 million American viewers, with the show’s first season sold to US streaming giant Hulu. More >>

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel v Central Pulse

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 9:55 am | ANZ Championship Netball

Official Result & Statistics Official Result: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (67) def Central Pulse (63) Coach Noeline Taurua triumphs in her 99th ANZ Championship match Jhaniele Fowler Reid shoots 96% - 54 from 55 The Pulse give one of their best ... More >>

CricHQ announces partnership with Cricket Live Foundation

Monday, 23 May 2016, 4:46 pm | CricHQ

CricHQ, the world’s largest digital cricketing platform, is using its dual expertise of cricket and digital technology to help improve the computer literacy of hundreds of underprivileged children in Sri Lanka and India. More >>

Mark Southon set to be judge at Supreme Pie Awards

Monday, 23 May 2016, 4:19 pm | Bakels New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards

Executive Chef, Mark Southon, is set to be a judge at the 20th Bakels NZ Supreme Pie Awards. One of the finest chefs in the country, Southon won ‘Outstanding Chef of 2013’ at the 2013 Lewisham Awards. More >>

The Vultures

Monday, 23 May 2016, 3:23 pm | Tawata Productions

The Vultures is the vivid new play by Mīria George – a story of familial greed and destruction. More >>

Te Papa to welcome Māori and Moriori remains

Monday, 23 May 2016, 2:29 pm | Te Papa

The remains of sixty Māori and Moriori individuals, returning from museums and private collections, will be welcomed onto Te Papa's marae at 1pmon Friday 27 May. More >>

Kiwi Pilots Tackle Their Toughest Flight Yet

Monday, 23 May 2016, 2:08 pm | Spidertracks

Three Kiwis are set to enter an elite club this week as they each pilot a hand-built single-engine aircraft all the way from New Zealand to Australia and back. More >>

State of the Nation: New Zealand

Monday, 23 May 2016, 2:02 pm | Roy Morgan Research

Roy Morgan Research CEO Michele Levine today presented the latest New Zealand State of the Nation in Auckland, with a special Spotlight on Media, Technology and the rise of ‘On Demand’. More >>

New report on diversity in screen production

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:50 pm | NZ On Air

23 May 2016 New report on diversity in screen production highlights gaps A report just released by NZ On Air shows gender and ethnicity gaps in some key roles in the television and digital media production sectors. More >>

Pole And Podium For Lester At Shanghai Lamborghini

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:38 pm | Jono Lester

Auckland, New Zealand, 23rd May 2016 – Jono Lester sits third in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia standings after the opening round at Shanghai International Circuit over the weekend; the Kiwi GT driver scoring pole position, fourth and third placings ... More >>

Suspect foreigners and the spies who love them

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:15 pm | Lawrence and Gibson

A savagely satirical new novel by Wellingtonian author Brannavan Gnanalingam asks how New Zealand security agencies would respond when they really do think they have an Islamic terrorist to fear. More >>


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